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The Best Affordable Japanese Whisky You Can Buy

Japanese whisky sure can be expensive. While older bottlings can easily fetch thousands of dollars or, at the super-premium end, hundreds of …

Whiskey

Why No World Power Really Wants To Topple Syria's Assad

President Trump called Syrian leader Bashar Assad a "monster" on Friday night as he announced airstrikes to punish Assad for an apparent chemical weapons attack against Syrian civilians.<p>On Saturday morning, a tweet by the Syrian Presidency account showed a video of Assad walking into the …

Middle East

How Syria Came to This

A story of ethnic and sectarian conflict, international connivance, and above all civilian suffering<p>Seven years of horrific twists and turns in the Syrian Civil War make it hard to remember that it all started with a little graffiti.<p>In March 2011, four children in the southern city of Der’a …

Middle East

Hōshi: A Short Documentary on the 1300-Year-Old Hotel Run by the Same Japanese Family for 46 Generations

Hōshi is a ryokan (a Japanese traditional inn) located in Komatsu, Japan, and it holds the distinction of being the second oldest hotel in the world, …

Documentaries

How to Fold 5 High-Flying Stunt Paper Airplanes

John Collins knows how to make a piece of paper go the distance. In 2012, he set the world record for the farthest flight for a paper aircraft. …

Crafting

Sticky Hoisin Chicken Wings

<i>These Sticky Hoisin Chicken Wings are any chicken wing lover’s dream! They are coated in sweet hoisin sauce and baked to perfection. They are not</i> …

Instant Pot Oxtails

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Place the oxtails in a large bowl; add the molasses and sprinkle with the salt, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and …

Cooking

19 Netflix Original Movies You Didn't Know Existed That Are Gonna Be Your New Obsessions

Did you know that there's more to Netflix original content than <i>Stranger Things</i> (staff writer: Jessie Nickson-Lopez) and <i>The Crown</i> (casting: Nina …

Classic French Toast

There are just a few keys to making great French toast: Use stale bread (fresh tends to fall apart), make sure the bread is sliced at least 3/4-inch …

Instagram's 'Sexiest Biker' Olga Pronina Dies In Horrific Road Crash

A Russian woman, famous on social media for being the "sexiest motorcyclist," died Monday in a horrific crash, media reports said late Tuesday. Olga …

Buttermilk Grilled Chicken: So Good, So Easy to Make

Buttermilk Grilled Chicken<p>Serves 4 to 6<p>2 cups well-shaken buttermilk <br>1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar <br>6 cloves garlic, minced <br>2 tablespoons freshly …

Grilling

New and Used Car Reviews, Car News and Prices

Let's get you back to homebase.<p>Expert reviews, car-shopping advice, features and specs, free price quotes, and more—all in our Buyer's Guide.<p>Our unbiased take on the latest vehicles of all styles.<p>Up-to-the-minute scoops and car news. If you need to know it, you'll find it here.<p>Road trips, in-depth …

Car Reviews

No surprises, it's just good | 2018 Volvo XC60 First Drive

The XC90 is bigger, but this crossover is more important.<p>The 2018 Volvo XC60 should really elicit a stronger reaction, but it just doesn't. Blame its 90 series siblings, which already exhausted "wow" reactions that could've gone to the XC60. Even excellence can become expected. There's also the …

Volvo

8 bougiest ballpark experiences in the MLB

You’ve heard it all before: Major League Baseball is dying, its chess-like dance of advanced statistics, baby boomer pageantry, and periodic athleticism choked beneath the blood-stained cleat of some 275-pound NFL war machine. Screw Cracker Jacks, the American sports fan wants bigger, badder, and …

45 Things Made in Japan That You Can Buy on Amazon

<i>This year’s Met Gala theme — Rei Kawakubo and</i> <i>Comme des Garçons</i> <i>— got us thinking: There’s such great Japanese-made stuff worth knowing about (much of</i> …

Shopping

How to take your coffee to the next level

• World latte art champ's tips for stretching and texturing milk at home<p>Australia is widely hailed as a world leader in the seductive art of making …

Coffee

Take heart, Mother!: 21 brilliant films that flopped at the box-office

David O. Russell

Here's What You're Owed When an Airline Bumps You From a Flight

The procedures for getting bumped from a flight have become a hot topic after United Airlines dragged a customer from his seat, bloodying him in the …

Flying

7 tricks to free up space on your iPhone

Use these tips to free up storage space on your iOS device -- and keep it free.<p>When you start running short on space on your iPhone, you can start deleting apps and offloading photos and videos to free up space or you can expand your storage. You can also try to trick your iPhone into freeing up …

Apps

7 of the best Scottish whisky distillery tours

Few things are guaranteed to get a whisky fan more giddy than a trip to a distillery. In Scotland we are spoiled for options when it comes to these …

Whiskey

The war in Syria, explained

How Syria’s civil war became America’s problem.<p>President Donald Trump has ordered airstrikes on Syria as punishment for its chemical weapons attack last week in the town of Douma, which killed at least 42 people — including a number of children.<p>Understanding Trump’s decision requires understanding …

Middle East

LED Replacement Headlight Kit

It sounds like an old adage, but it's true: you can't miss what you don't see. And if you're driving more, especially late at night, the chances of not seeing something on or beside the road increase dramatically. And while you'll always have insurance, no policy is as inexpensive as these high …

The Steamiest Selections From Netflix’s “Steamy” Section

Did you know that Netflix has 61 different categories of "steamy" movies? Here are 10 of the steamiest selections from Netflix's catalog of "steamy" …

Entertainment

This Candid Doc Shows Atlantic City in All its Faded Glory

An honest look at the former playground of America, in an incisive film.<p>For decades, America's playground of pleasure rested inside the oceanfront confines of Atlantic City. In the early 20th century, economic decline combined with the rise of rival gambling opportunities left the formerly booming …

Atlantic City

Why Netflix's 13 Reasons Why is a must-watch for all

Netflix's 13 Reasons Why will unfold the mystery of the suicidal case of a teenage girl over its 13 episodes.<p>Netflix's new original series 13 Reasons …

14 easy recipes using one tin of tomatoes - delicious. magazine

Cheap, versatile and easy to cook with – tinned tomatoes are the ultimate store cupboard ingredient. Try these recipes that use only one tin, plus a …

Cooking

Lessons from the school of spaghetti carbonara

<i>In Acquired Tastes,</i> The Takeout <i>explores the food and drinks we can’t live without.</i><p>My carbonara game is strong. It’s the one dish I’ve mastered enough …

Italian Food

15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs To See

There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for …

Joseph Gordon-Levitt

What Made ‘Zodiac’ Intimidating 10 Years Ago Are The Same Qualities That Make It A Classic Now

I didn’t see <i>Zodiac</i> when it was released in theaters 10 years ago (exactly 10 years ago today, in fact). You probably didn’t, either. This is not a criticism; it’s a fact. <i>Zodiac</i>, director David Fincher’s fifth movie overall, and first since <i>Panic Room</i> five years earlier, was not a hit. It made $84 …

World's cheapest Michelin-star meal? Go to Singapore | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Singapore's Liao Fan Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice & Noodle -- the humble hawker stall now home to the world's cheapest Michelin-star meal -- was the only place you could try Chan Hon Meng's iconic S$2 ($1.42) chicken rice dish.<p>Now, there are two.<p>Late last year the chef-owner partnered …

Hong Kong